10 janvier 2023

A Longquan celadon gu-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 445. A Longquan celadon gu-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); h. 22.6 cm. Lot sold: 478,800 HKD (Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Note: See a similar vase in the collection of Zhejiang Museum, illustrated in Zhu Boqian, ed., Celadon from Longquan Kilns, Taipei, 1998, pl. 150, and online at https://www.zhejiangmuseum.com/Collection/ExcellentCollection/1722zonghepingtaiexhibit/1722zonghepingtaiexhibit. A Longquan celadon gu-shaped... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2023

A blue-and-white ‘mandarin ducks’ waterpot, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

    Lot 322. A blue-and-white ‘mandarin ducks’ waterpot, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368); 11.8 cm, Japanese wood box. Lot sold: 75,600 HKD (Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). © 2022 Sotheby's. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 2 November 2022
03 novembre 2022

Beaker vase with floral scrolls, China, Longquan, Zhejiang province, approx. 1300-1350, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Beaker vase with floral scrolls, China, Longquan, Zhejiang province, approx. 1300-1350, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). High fired ceramic with celadon glaze. H. 29 in x Diam. 12 in, H. 73.7 cm x Diam. 30.5 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P95+. © Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
16 octobre 2022

Stem Cup with Dragon Pursuing Flaming Jewel, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Stem Cup with Dragon Pursuing Flaming Jewel, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue and molded decoration. Diameter: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.); Overall: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1964.169. The stem cup as a porcelain vessel shape was introduced to China by the Mongols from Northeast Asia when they ruled the country in the 14th century.
11 octobre 2022

An important and exceptionally painted blue and white 'fish' jar, guan, Yuan dynasty

  Lot 6. The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. An important and exceptionally painted blue and white 'fish' jar, guan, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368); w. 35.3 cm. Lot sold: 39,700,000 HKD. (Estimate: 20,000,000 - 25,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022  the sturdily-potted baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a short straight neck with a lipped rim, superbly painted around the body in vibrant cobalt blue with four fishes swimming in a pond amidst large... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2022

A brown-glazed gu-form handled vase, Yuan dynasty

Lot 691. A brown-glazed gu-form handled vase, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Height 7⅝ in., 19.5 cm. Lot sold: 1,134 USD (Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of Charles R. Nesbitt (1921-2007), acquired prior to 1990s, and thence by descent.  Note: Charles Rudolph Nesbitt was an Oklahoma attorney, politician and a permanent member of the board of Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City. He held several political positions in the Oklahoma state... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2022

A rare molded 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'deer' square dish, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 233. A rare molded 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'deer' square dish, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Width 7⅜ in., 18.7 cm. Lot sold: 16,380 USD (Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from a Japanese Private Collection. the base impressed with the character shou (longevity) within a quadrilobed cartouche. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
14 septembre 2022

A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'floral' jar, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 229. A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'floral' jar, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Diameter 10⅞ in., 27.6 cm. Lot sold: 18,900 USD (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Michigan Private Collection. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
25 août 2022

A Longquan Celadon Openwork ‘Felicity and Longevity’ Vase With Handles, Yuan Dynasty, 1271-1368

Lot 3594. A Longquan Celadon Openwork ‘Felicity and Longevity’ Vase With Handles, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). H 23.5cm. Sold for HKD 288,000 (Estimate HKD 180,000 - 250,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 A jade vase in the form of a spring overlay, with a rounded body and flared footrim, and a begonia-shaped, flared mouth, the neck with two animal-headed, ringed lugs. The two sides of the vase are chased with flower-shaped openings in the centre, each decorated with the... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2022

An Underglaze-Red ‘Heron’ Pouring Vessel, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 3576. An Underglaze-Red ‘Heron’ Pouring Vessel, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). L 17.5cm. Sold for HKD 744,000 (Estimate HKD 280,000 - 450,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 This is of regular form, with a rounded belly and a shallow, unglazed, flat foot. There is a broad stream along one side of the mouth, with a small rounded band below. The lip is exposed and appears flint-red because of the overlay. The glaze is slightly greenish on a white ground, and the centre of the... [Lire la suite]